The clock in the memory of Charles Lindbergh




In 1933, American aviator Charles Lindbergh set off with his wife on a trip around the North Atlantic, the length of which was 47, 000 km. After becoming the first man to fly nonstop across the Atlantic on his plane "Spirit of St. Louis", Lindbergh set itself the task to explore the possible northern airways. The equipment Lindbergh took with him on his long expedition included a wrist chronograph created specially for this purpose, the company Longines. Today Longines is re-issuing this exceptional timepiece, known as the Longines Lindbergh's Atlantic Voyage, paying homage to this historic achievement pioneer of the skies. This mechanical wrist chronograph diameter of 47 mm equipped with 50 automatic winding mechanism. Like the original model, it is equipped with a stopwatch and a 30-minute timer and tachometer that can measure the speed of 500 km / h. The watch comes on a strap made of genuine brown alligator. The new version is available, as in the case of steel and pink gold.

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